Local Reporter/Editor

Patch Media, Manassas, Virginia

Date Posted July 09, 2019
Industry Digital Media
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Full-time
Salary Negotiable
Website http://www.patch.com

Description:

Patch is adding to its editorial team and seeking a journalist to cover the communities of Manassas and Fairfax. Ideal candidates for a Patch job are dogged reporters and sharp storytellers who bring an enterprising spirit to digital media.

If you're a passionate, resilient, curious, creative, responsible journalist — and eager to help build a local news business unlike any other — Patch could be the place for you to make your mark. We're one of the top 100 most-read websites in the U.S.

Preferred local editor candidates are:

On a daily basis, our staffers:

Patch was featured this year in a panel talk at SXSW.

Patch's recent growth has been covered in the Wall St. Journal, New York Times, Ad Age, Adweek, Digiday, MediaPost, StreetFight Mag and other industry press. Patch local coverage is available through our platform, our app, and through our news distribution partners, including Yahoo News, Amazon Alexa, CBS Local, MSN, Aol, Apple News and Flipboard. Patch journalists participate in ProPublica's Electionland and Documenting Hate initiatives.

We offer a competitive benefits package, as well as a crew of smart, witty, helpful colleagues. If you're interested in a full-time job with us, email a cover letter, resume and links to your work to editjobs@patch.com.

If you're looking for part-time freelance opportunities, we are accepting resumes for local freelance roles, too. Email resume and clips to freelancejobs@patch.com

When applying, mention you saw this opening listed at JournalismJobs.com.